Careers at JASA Mobile Meal Aide - Brooklyn Home Delivered Meals

Careers at JASA Mobile Meal Aide - Brooklyn Home Delivered Meals

Status:
Union DC 37/ Non-Exempt/ Full-Time
Reports to:
Program Director
Date Posted:
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Brooklyn

DETAILS

 

General Responsibilities:

Assists in preparation and packaging of meals, cleaning of kitchen areas and delivery of meals to congregate sites and homebound clients on designated routes.

 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Packages cooked and cold food into appropriate containers for delivery to clients.
  • Assists in cleaning food preparation area after food is packaged.
  • Delivers packaged food to the congregate sites and homebound clients on designated routes.
  • Accepts voluntary contributions from participants and issues receipt for the contribution.  Turns in collections and receipt books and accounts to the coordinator for contributions received.
  • Immediately alerts coordinator to any unusual situation regarding homebound clients, e.g. person doesn't answer the door; person appears to be ill; person's behavior is different than it usually is.  When in doubt regarding any situation, immediately telephones the coordinator.
  • May provide shopping assistance for homebound clients as directed by supervisor.
  • May be required to handle other delivery functions as assigned.
  • Follows route determined by supervisor.
  • May be required to substitute for driver when necessary.
  • Assists in vehicle maintenance.
  • Performs other related tasks as requested or assigned.

 

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D preferred.
  • Ability to read, speak and follow directions in English.
  • Must be computer literate, including ability to learn and use program-specific software.
  • Ability to lift heavy objects, climb stairs and stand for long hours.
  • May be required to work evenings and/or weekends as assigned.
  • Must be able to climb stairs, climb ladders and bend.
  • Valid NY State driver’s license necessary for delivery of meals.